Arpora (Goa)

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Arpora
Country India
Government
 • TypeSarpanch
Area
 • Total423 ha (1,045 acres)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total3,255
 • Density770/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Languages
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Pincode
403516[1]
Village code00003900

Arpora is a small village of 423 hectares in Bardez Tehsil in North Goa district, known and rated to have the best quality of life in India (based on the commission’s “12 Indicators”)[2] in the state of Goa, India.[3] The village is administrated by a sarpanch who is elected representative of the village by the local elections. Arpora depends on CALANGUTE, the nearest town for all major economic activities.[4] The village has government-provided water facilities that include One tap, One Well supply, Two tanks, Two tubewells, and Two handpumps. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, Two canals and Two springs. Arpora is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Tap. Arpora's pin code is 403516[5], and village code is 00003900. The area of Arpora is segregated as 3.3 hectares irrigated area, 236.64 hectares unirrigated, the 104.42 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 78.48 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Arpora has One post office (Calangute S.O) and Ten public telephones. The village is connected with a single bus service. Arpora has One bank, One credit society and One agricultural credit society for the regulation of economic activity. The village is also equipped with One recreational center.

The village has an uninterrupted 24 hours electric supply from a power grid.

Demographics

Arpora is a census village in the district of North Goa, Goa. The village has a total population of 3255 and has total administration over 834 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Arpora has 329 children, 157 boys and 172 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 14 (0.43%) males constitute 7 (0.22%) of the population and females 7 (0.22%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 48 (1.47%) males constitute 27 (0.83%) of the population and females 21 (0.65%).

Medical facility

  • Arpora has 2 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 2657 people are literate in Arpora out of which 1408 are males and 1249 are females.

Arpora has the following educational facilities:

  • 1 Education facility
  • 6 Primary schools
  • 1 Upper primary school
  • 1 Secondary school
  • 2 Colleges in the nearby range

Employment

According to a census 2011 report, 1388 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 989 male, 399 female with 1012 (72.91%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 766 males and 246 females. 44 males and 41 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 4 male and 1 female agricultural labor. 376 people are reported to work for a marginal period of time in the year.

They depend on the agricultural markets (Mandi) of the nearby towns of CALANGUTE and North Goa to sell coconut and make their living.

References

  1. "Pin Code 403516 and Post Offices under 403516 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-01.
  2. Reports of the finance commissions of India: First Finance Commission to the Twelfth Finance Commission: the complete report. India. Finance Commission. Academic Foundation. 2005. p. 268. ISBN 978-81-7188-474-2.CS1 maint: others (link)
  3. "Pin Code 403516 and Post Offices under 403516 Postal Code". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-01.
  4. "403516 Pin Code, post offices list". indiamapia.com. Retrieved 2021-03-01.
  5. "Pincode 403516". www.prokerala.com. Retrieved 2021-03-01.

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